• FT

    Brechin

    3

    Forfar

    4

  • FT

    East Fife

    1

    Stranraer

    1

SCOTTISH LEAGUE ONE

Glebe Park, Scotland

Referee: D Roache | Attendance: 581

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Brechin City

  • Graham Hay 57'
  • Alan Trouten 76'
  • Alan Trouten 87'

3 - 4

FT

Forfar Athletic

  • Dale Hilson 12'
  • Michael Bolochoweckyj 33'
  • Gavin Malin 47'
  • Gavin Swankie 84'

Forfar hold off Brechin fightback

Forfar moved into the Second Division play-offs with a 4-3 win over Brechin at Glebe Park.

Dale Hilson gave Forfar the lead in the 12th minute after firing Martyn Fotheringham's cross home with a sweet right-footed strike from the edge of the penalty area.

Michael Bolochoweckyj added a second when he headed home after 31 minutes, before the visitors notched a third just after the break - Gavin Malin slotting home from 12 yards.

Graham Hay brought Brechin back into the game in the 57th minute with a left-footed strike into the top-left corner from the edge of the box.

Alan Trouten gave the Hedgemen a fighting chance of a comeback when he pulled back a second for City with 14 minutes remaining.

Gavin Swankie added a fourth for Forfar after 84 minutes, seemingly putting the game beyond Brechin.

Trouten managed a third for Brechin after 86 minutes, but Forfar held on for a win that will be vital to their promotion aspirations.

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Scoring Summary

  • Brechin City
  • Forfar Athletic

Match Stats

  • Brechin City
  • Forfar Athletic
0(0) Shots (on goal) 0(0)
0 Fouls 0
0 Corner kicks 0
0 Offsides 0
0% Time of Possession 0%
1 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
0 Saves 0

Teams

  • Brechin City
  • Forfar Athletic
Substitutes
Substitutions
Yellow Cards
Alan Trouten (51')